Navigation Links
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center To Study Ways To Prevent 'Chemo Brain'

Researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are embarking on a study to gauge if exercise can prevent memory and cognitive problems experienced by many cancer survivors after chemotherapy.// The study is being funded by a foundation established by well-known cancer survivor and athlete, Lance Armstrong.

Charles Matthews, Ph.D., and Laurel Brown, Ph.D., in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, will lead a team of researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram as they seek to evaluate the benefits of exercise if any on "chemo brain" or chemo fog. "A substantial number of cancer survivors who receive chemotherapy report mild to moderate cognitive impairment that persists following treatment. These impairments have been reported across a range of cancer types and chemotherapy agents," said Brown. The study will be for duration of six months and participants will have to visit the Vanderbilt University Medical Center around three times. They will be placed into either a walking exercise group or a control group. Any person aged 18 or older who has had a regimen of chemotherapy in the last 5 years and has experienced memory problems can participate in the study. "A wealth of research now indicates that exercise participation preserves cognition function as we age. In addition, sedentary older adults without cancer who completed six months of exercise have been shown to improve their cognitive function. We want to see if exercise might help cancer survivors in the same way," said Matthews, adding that this study was the first of its kind. Contact: Heather L. Hall heather.l.hall@vanderbilt.edu 615-936-7245 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
2. Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
3. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
4. Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
5. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
6. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
7. Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says Dolly’ Creatos
8. The Cancer Rumour mill working over time
9. Cancer drugs in development nearly doubled since 1995
10. Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body
11. Cancer patients turning to Internet for information
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Study Ways Prevent Chemo Brain

(Date:10/30/2014)... new treatments for injuries and damage to the joints, ... example, is a hard material that caps the ends ... Davis biomedical engineers, exploring ways to toughen up engineered ... report new developments this week in the journal ... "The problem with engineered tissue is that the mechanical ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... group at the DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies ... (CRTD) demonstrated for the first time the in vitro ... dimensions from mouse embryonic stem cells. Correct spatial organization ... dorsal/ventral axis was observed., This study has been published ... Reports " on 30.10.2014 ., For many years Elly ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Timothy, InstaKNOT’s 4-year-old CEO, plans ... that you are never too young to give back ... and Carl at the 2013 Santa Arriving By Helicopter ... Chamber of Commerce. Tracey gave Timothy a special tour ... his real fireman’s hat, and extending an offer to ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... longer mutually exclusive concepts in the medical-grade skin ... on the development of uniquely potent topical dermatological ... Health System ( http://www.RefinitySkinScience.com ) with patented COSMEDERM®-7 ... available glycolic acid concentrations (50% and 70%) and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Paramount Rx, a full-service prescription benefits ... to help people save money through its innovative discount ... prescription drugs in the new health care system, the ... bridge the relationship between consumers, businesses and the pharmacy ... people face today with medical costs is the rising ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Making lab-grown tissues stronger 2Health News:Reconstruction of a patterned piece of spinal cord in 3-D culture 2Health News:4-year-old InstaKNOT CEO Honors Local Firefighters with Community Support 2Health News:4-year-old InstaKNOT CEO Honors Local Firefighters with Community Support 3Health News:4-year-old InstaKNOT CEO Honors Local Firefighters with Community Support 4Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 2Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 3Health News:Cosmederm Redefines Peel Science Standard with Launch of Refinity® Skin Health System 4Health News:Paramount Rx Discount Card Program Provides Valuable Resources in Midst of Current Health Care Reform 2Health News:Paramount Rx Discount Card Program Provides Valuable Resources in Midst of Current Health Care Reform 3
... Md., Nov. 9 Human Genome Sciences,Inc. (Nasdaq: ... JMP,Securities Sector Focus Conference will be webcast and may ... ) A member of Human Genome Sciences, ... on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 4:30 pm Eastern,Time. ...
... Calif., Nov. 9 Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ),the ... Perfusion,pulse oximetry, announced today that the Pricing Committee of ... plan. "This plan is designed to enhance the ... control of the company,that do not offer an adequate ...
... SGP ) will provide a live audio webcast of ... chief financial,officer, at the 2007 Credit Suisse Health Care ... a.m. (MST) (1 p.m. EST). A live audio ... to,the Investor Relations section of the Schering-Plough corporate Web ...
... The American Stock Exchange LLC(R),(Amex(R)) announced today its final ... Health Sciences, Inc. from listing on the,Exchange, and filed ... from,listing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). ... postponed by,the SEC. Pursuant to its rules, the ...
... CHICAGO (November 9, 2007) A gender difference exists ... they evaluate the factors that may influence their career ... in the November issue of the Journal of the ... a significantly higher percentage of women than men were ...
... from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) ... common anti-HIV drugs can prevent HIV-positive pregnant women ... drugs, potentially improving future treatment options., Providing tenofovir ... the extent of resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptate ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Masimo Corporation Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan 2Health News:Masimo Corporation Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan 3Health News:Survey shows gender differences are factor when surgeons in training choose a subspecialty 2Health News:HIV drug resistance risk in mothers reduced by combination of common drugs 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... , Oct. 30, 2014  Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic instruments ... today that it will report financial results for the ... 2014. The Company has scheduled a conference call that ... ET to review the results. Interested ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... future executive leadership team and organizational structure of the ... Zimmer also announced that the combined organization will leverage ... named Zimmer Biomet, with the new brand to be ... of the merger.  The future leadership team is committed ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014  The number of retail health clinics in ... steadily, thanks to drug store chains, according to Kalorama ... economic downturn, retail clinic growth had been at a ... the number of retail clinics reached nearly 1,600 according ... Market Overview and 2014 Consumer Survey Results .  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Misonix, Inc. To Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results On Thursday, November 6, 2014 2Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 2Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 3Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 4Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 5Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 6Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 7Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 8Zimmer Announces Executive Leadership Team and New Name of Combined Company Following Closing 9Report: Drugstore Chains Drive Retail Clinic Growth 2Report: Drugstore Chains Drive Retail Clinic Growth 3
... SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9, 2011 Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ: ... Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on December 14, ... to be webcast live and may be accessed through a link ... The webcast will be available for 30 days following the event. ...
... 9, 2011  Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and chief ... United States (CHA), issued the following statement. ... Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her intelligent and courageous decision ... unsupervised the strong hormone contained in the drug known ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference 2Catholic Health Association Applauds HHS Decision on Plan B 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: